In Other News

Sources: Bill O’Brien reaches agreement to become Houston Texans head coach

By Frank Bodani York Daily Record/Sunday News |


  • Lacrosse

    TICKET GIVEAWAY: Philadelphia Wings LAX

    Berks-Mont Newspapers is giving away tickets to see the Philadelphia Wings Lacrosse team at their home game at the Wells Fargo Center for April 26.


  • Sports

    El-Mor Chevrolet Inc. forges season long partnership to aid Twin Valley Little League

    In the spirit of community collaboration and teamwork taught through youth sports, El-Mor Chevrolet Inc. is supporting Twin Valley Little League through the Chevy Youth Baseball Program. This sponsorship will include both monetary and equipment donations during the 2014 youth baseball season.

    From El-Mor Chevrolet Inc. |

  • Basketball events

    Benfer’s Pride has a ‘Slamtastic’ time with Harlem Wizards

    The home team put up a good fight and certainly put on a great show as Benfer’s Pride fell to the Harlem Wizards by only 4 points on Sunday, March 30, with a final score of 91-87.

    Shea Singley

  • Field hockey

    Oley Valley’s Skyler Fretz heading to Penn State University

    Skyler Fretz recently completed her senior season as a member of the Oley Valley High School field hockey team. Earlier this week, she signed her national letter of intent to play at Penn State University next fall.

    By Phil Haddad For 21st Century Media |

  • Sports

    Twin Valley U14 girls tear it up!

    The Twin Valley U14 girls field hockey team tore it up in the new dome at Spooky Nook Sports with two wins recently. The Twin Valley Middle School girls played all winter at the brand new sports facility, winning 15 games with 12-3 record. The last two games were played in the new dome!


  • Sports

    Scholar of Distinction

    Mansfield University field hockey student-athlete Laura Lawson, Morgantown, a Twin Valley grad, was been named NFHCA Division II Scholar of Distinction for dedication in the classroom.


  • Sports

    Westcott: No easy task to choose top Phillies of all time

    Throughout their history, in good times as well as bad, the Phillies have nearly always had at least a few good players in their lineup. Sometimes, the whole lineup has been good, as was the case in 1980 when every position player in the starting lineup was at one time a member of a National League All-Star team.

    By Rich Westcott Digital First Media |

  • Professional hockey

    This week’s Reading Royals wrap-up

    NOTES OF THE WEEK 1. The Royals extended the team’s unbeaten streak to four (3-0-1-0) with a pair of wins to start the week, defeating the Gwinnett Gladiators at Santander Arena in Reading (4-2) on Wednesday (March 19), and the Kalamazoo Wings (4-2) at Wings Stadium in Kalamazoo, Michigan on Friday (March 21). That streak was snapped with a 5-3 loss to the Evansville Icemen on Saturday at Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana.


  • Swimming

    Tri-Valley YMCA swimmers finish in top 12

    Several Tri-Valley YMCA swimmers placed in the top 12 at the 2014 Pa. YMCA State Swimming Championship Meet. Each swimmer swam a career-best time.


  • Sports events

    2014 Northern Berks QUAD Games begin April 5

    Coming the first weekend of April is the start of the 2014 Northern Berks QUAD Games beginning with the “Bartram Breeze” on April 5.

    Shea Singley

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